Detailed Instructions available at: ASCII Art

  1. Try to make your own ASCii art in Word.
  2. Set Image Layout (Wrap) to “Behind Text”
  3. Bring in an image.  (Set Contrast to 80%)
  4. Put in a large text box, set Font to Courier New Size 10.
  5. Now type over the image, line byline. Try to catch the picture with the letters.
    1. For the background simply use spaces.
    2.  For lightly colored areas use letters like ! or l.
    3. For normally colored areas use letters like C, E or F
    4. For dark colored use Ms and Ws.
    5. For the edges you can use (, ), V, A, Y, d, b and so on.
  6. Delete the original picture
    1. Save the text as a .doc  Try to copy and paste into WordPress, but it may not work…So you can upload the file to WordPress and it will link in your post.